December 27, 2006

James Harvey Coffey, Jr. (1848-1904)

James Harvey Coffey, Jr., son of James and Anna Eliza Graham Coffey, was born Jun., 1848 in Washington Co., IN. He died in 1904, probably in Washington Co., but I have not confirmed that. He married Diantha E. Boling, daughter of Gilbert and Martha E. Barrows Boling. She was born in April 1860 in Indiana. James and Diantha were married Dec. 8, 1883 in Washington Co.

Together, they were the parents of at least six children:

Cora M., who could also be named Bobbie, was born Jul., 1884. She married Henderson Haley on Dec. 23, 1905 in Washington Co. They had at least two children: Frederick L., born c1907, and Henderson, Jr., born c1918. They divorced before the 1920 census, and Henderson remarried. His second wife was Hattie Eglen who he married on Feb. 6, 1917. Henderson was 33 and Hattie was 14 when they married.

Harry L., born Apr., 1888 - no additional information yet.

Lola B., born Jan., 1893, married Harry Gallion on Aug. 12, 1915 in Washington Co. They were divorced before 1920. That year Lola was enumerated as a divorced woman in the household with her widowed mother, and Harry as a divorced man in the household with his parents in Jackson Co., IN.

Lilly D., born Mar., 1899 in Indiana, married Clyde Jackson on Feb. 12, 1916 in Washington Co. No additional information yet.

Talmage I., born Jan. 4, 1903, died Nov. 13, 1978. No additional information yet.

Myra E., born c1903 in Indiana, married Michael Baker on Aug. 13, 1919 in Washington Co. No additional information yet.

Following James' death in 1904, Diantha married William Partlow on Nov. 7, 1907 in Washington Co. They were divorced before 1910.

Additions and/or corrections welcomed.

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